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Pinellas deputies find missing elderly man

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Charles Joseph Urban, missing from Palm Harbor home Charles Joseph Urban, missing from Palm Harbor home
PINELLAS COUNTY, FL - Pinellas County Sheriff's Deputies say a Palm Harbor man reported missing on Tuesday has been found.

Detectives say 89-year-old Charles Joseph Urban walked into a pizzeria and told an employee he was lost. The employee contacted law enforcement officers and they began the process of reuniting Urban with his family.

Urban, was seen around 10:15 a.m. Tuesday morning at his home in Palm Harbor. Deputies say Urban told his wife on Tuesday morning that he was going to Publix. He left in his vehicle, a silver 2011 Ford Edge, bearing Florida tag 724JCW.

Deputies say the couple had moved into the home in Palm Harbor just two days ago and that Mr. Urban was unfamiliar with the area.

Mr. Urban has been entered as missing into the FCIC/NCIC data base, according to deputies.


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